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  • Lucas steps down as SRO

     

    Mike Lucas enjoyed his job as school resource officer for Henry County High so much, he resisted his previous idea to run for sheriff.

    “You know, my goal was always to be sheriff of Henry County one day,” Lucas said.

  • Candidates file for city, school board races

     

    Filing deadlines for non-partisan elections — including city councils and commissions and school boards — is Aug. 12 at 4 p.m., according to Henry County Clerk Juanita Lashley.

  • A total loss

     

    Five firefighters were hurt and three families displaced after a fire ripped through downtown Eminence early Sunday morning, but all directly involved consider themselves lucky.

  • Taco Punk to cook for Harvest Showcase

     The chef and owner of Taco Punk — a Kentucky Proud Louisville quick service restaurant that features locally and responsibly raised farm products — found guidance in his beliefs on healthy food from acclaimed Henry County author and activist Wendell Berry.

  • Crusade donates to local schools

     

    The WHAS Crusade for Children will dole out $5.6 million to service agencies, libraries, hospitals and schools in Kentucky, which includes both the Eminence and Henry County school systems, according to a news release.

  • Henry County Help Center expanding into communities

     Keeping supplies on the shelves at the Henry County Help Center has become a challenge, according to Director Joe Durbin.

    Other programs provide assistance, but Durbin wanted to open a food pantry to try to take care of the needs across Henry County.

  • Tri-County feeds Henry for 35 years

     

    The Dare to Care commodities program administered by the Tri-County Community Action Agency has served tons of food to qualifying recipients in Henry County after operating here for 35 years.

  • Eminence looks into noise relief

     

    Eminence city officials took a cue from a loud music complaint from a citizen in May to study whether a noise ordinance may help provide relief, though it may not go any further than a feasibility study.

  • Giving grace

     

    Hearts of Grace reached out to students getting ready to go back to school and their families July 16-17 at New Castle Christian Church — to help them to start the new year right.

  • Career academy planned

     It won’t be long before the best and brightest students at Henry County High School will be given the option to pursue a more specialized education at the Collaborative Career Academy, or CCA for short, according to the Henry County Schools Superintendent Tim Abrams.